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Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women in Asia and the Pacific.

Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women in Asia and the Pacific.

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Published by United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Asia -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Pacific Area -- Social conditions.,
    • International Women"s Decade, 1976-1985.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1726 .A34 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 282 p. ;
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2514297M
      LC Control Number87915926

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      The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to "let there be bread".It was founded in October Appropriating gender: women's activism and politicized religion in South Asia / edited by Patricia Jeffery and Amrita Basu. Format Book Published New York: Routledge, Description xi, p. ; 24 cm. Other contributors Jeffery, Patricia, Basu, Amrita, .

        Please enable JavaScript to continue using this application. women economically active in agriculture divided by the total population economically active in agriculture. Regional averages are weighted by population. The global average is dominated by Asia. Within Asia, the sub-regional averages range from about 35 percent in South Asia to almost 50 percent in East and Southeast Asia. The Asian.


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*** The Executive Planning Group (EPG) is an expert group composed of 16 to 20 members who will serve as an advisory. Author(s): United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Title(s): Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women in Asia and the Pacific.

Country of Publication: Thailand Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand, United Nations, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Description: xii, p.

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